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December 24, 2012

Board members appointed to committees

MT. VERNON — — Jefferson County Board members were appointed to committees recently.

On Dec. 3, County Board Chairman Robert White and Vice Chairman Don Rector were elected and sworn in.

White appointed the board members to the county’s six committees.

The committees are:

  • Fiscal Committee, John Keele chairman, and members are Jim Laird, Don Rector, Bob Watt and Randy Edwards;
  • Land, Tax and Appointments Committee, chairman Jeff Williams, and members are Wayne Hicks, Don Rector, John Keele and Joey McDermott;
  • Highway Committee, chairman Steve Draege, members Wayne Hicks, Jim Laird, Jeff Williams and Randy Edwards;
  • Services Committee, chairman Joey McDermott, members Jeremy Hall, James Malone, Don Rector and Jeff Williams;
  • Public Safety Committee, chairman Tommy Hayes, members Jim Laird, James Malone, Randy Edwards and Steve Draege, and;
  • Technology Committee, chairman Bob Watt, members Jeremy Hall, Joey McDermott, Tommy Hayes and John Keele.

This is the first time the board was seated with 13 members, due to county redistricting. The County Board is Steve Draege, Republican, serving a two-year term; Joey McDermott, Republican, serving a four-year term; Tommy Hayes, Republican, serving a four-year term; John Keele, Republican, serving a four-year term; Randy Edwards, Republican, serving a four-year term; Jeff Williams, Republican, serving a two-year term; Jim Laird, Democrat, serving a two-year term; Don Rector, Democrat, serving a two-year term; Robert White, Republican, serving a four-year term; Bob Watt, Republican, serving a two-year term; Jeremy Hall, Democrat, serving a two-year term; Wayne Hicks, Democrat, serving a four-year term; and James Malone, Democrat, serving a four-year term.

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